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Workforce Insights:

Attitudes and Perceptions of the Canadian Labour Market on Careers in Oil and Gas

We surveyed over 2,000 working-age Canadians on their interest and willingness to pursue a career in Canada’s oil and gas industry. Nearly 40% felt that their career may be at risk, however the majority still found oil and gas to be a viable career option.

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PetroLMI launches enhanced website to support Canadians pursuing oil and gas careers


CALGARY – The PetroLMI Division of Energy Safety Canada has launched an enhanced website with added features to help Canadians pursue new or different career opportunities in the oil and gas industry., a fully bilingual site, now offers an easier-to-use self-assessment tool to...
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Webinar: 2019 Labour Market Update and Workforce Trends


Canada’s direct oil and gas workforce has become much leaner, shrinking from a peak of about 226,500 jobs in 2014 to forecasted employment of 173,300 in 2019 – a 23% drop. This spring the PetroLMI Division of Energy Safety Canada released two reports, one providing the 2019 employment fo...
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